Moms are always doing the most. If they work, they’re balancing the demands of a 9-5 while taking care of kids, and if they’re homemakers, they’re on-call 24/7. If there’s anybody in the world that deserves money spent on them, it’s the hardworking mothers of the world. Don’t have any ideas for what to get the special mom in your life? Don’t worry, we’ve got it handled for you.
Here are some amazing gift ideas she will absolutely love:
A trip doesn’t have to mean a multi-week trip across Europe – it can simply be a staycation. The important part of this gift is that you figure out all of the details. Plan out where you’re going to stay, the activities you want to do, and where you’re going to eat each day. After all, it’s not really a vacation if she has to do work to help it go smoothly.
Here are some ideas for trips:
- Cruise: Has Mom always wanted to go on an Alaskan cruise? The key benefit of a cruise is that everything is inclusive. So, sneakily find out where Mama wants to go and buy her a cruise ticket so she can enjoy herself without worrying about any of the details!
- Staycation: If the mom in your life loves the downtown area of the city you live in but never gets to indulge in the nightlife or museum scene, rent an Airbnb for her so she can have a little R&R without being too far away. Make sure the rental is close to any activities she’d like to do so she doesn’t need to think about getting an Uber or Lyft.
- Tropical vacation: If you’re ready to really treat her, give Mama Bear the gift of a lifetime and send her on a tropical vacation. Ideally, you’ll choose a resort that includes food and drink.
A beautiful timepiece
Moms who like the finer things in life would love the chance to rock a beautiful watch, but they’re likely not going to spend that kind of money on themselves. Getting a watch for Mom is a more practical choice than getting her some expensive jewelry she probably can’t wear around her young children. Plus, a watch can be dressed up or down depending on her outfit so she can wear it every day without a problem.
A wine subscription
Merlot? Chardonnay? Whatever Mom likes, get her a little of everything with a carefully curated wine subscription box. It’s an incredibly thoughtful gift that will help her explore her palette preference for wines. Plus, let’s be real — we’ve all had those days where we need a glass of wine after.
If you’re ready to give her the full experience, gift her with a wine tasting notebook so she can remember which wines she loved and why.
An awesome kitchen gadget
If Mama loves to cook or be in the kitchen, get her a nice kitchen gadget that will take her culinary creations to the next level. Does she love baking? A KitchenAid stand mixer would be perfect. Is she a retired barista who loves to start the morning with a latte? Surprise her with a heated milk frother.
Flowers and succulents
Yes, this is a simple gift but one that will be appreciated, nonetheless. Who wouldn’t want to come home to a vase full of incredible, fragrant flowers? If Mom really isn’t into flowers, you can also get her some interesting indoor plants instead. Maybe she’d even enjoy a succulent subscription box or she’d love a kit for building a vertical garden! Just make sure whatever plant-based gift you get, it doesn’t add to her workload.
Takeaways: moms deserve the best
Mothers do a lot – so honor their generosity and sacrifice by gifting them with a splurge present that shows how much you love and appreciate them. If you can’t afford a fancy tropical vacation, don’t be dismayed. A well-planned staycation or a perfectly-timed bouquet arrival can still do wonders and help her relax. Whatever you choose to get Mom, make sure you invest time thinking about what she really wants. With this gift guide, you’ll be on your way to making Mama’s day!